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Andrea Wulf

Andrea Wulf was born in India and moved to Germany as a child. She lives in London, where she trained as a design historian at the Royal College of Art. She is the author of The Invention of Nature, Chasing VenusFounding Gardeners, and The Brother Gardeners, which was longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize and awarded the American Horticultural Society Book Award. She has written for the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times. She appears regularly on radio and TV, and in 2014 copresented British Gardens in Time, a four-part series on BBC television.

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Selected Writings
Written by Alexander von Humboldt, Edited by Andrea Wulf
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 2018
$32.00/42.00(Canada) | 978-1-101-90807-5 (1-101-90807-6)

A new hardcover selection of the best writings of the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world. Selected and introduced by Andrea Wulf.

Alexander von Humboldt (1769–1859) was an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age. His life was packed with adventure and... Read more






The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt
Written by Andrea Wulf, Illustrated by Lillian Melcher
Pantheon | Hardcover | April 2019
$29.95/39.95(Canada) | 978-1-5247-4737-4 (1-5247-4737-8)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Invention of Nature, comes a breathtakingly illustrated and brilliantly evocative recounting of Alexander Von Humboldt's five year expedition in South America.

Alexander von Humboldt (1769-1859) was an intrepid explorer and the most famous scientist of his age. His restless life was packed... Read more






The Brother Gardeners
Written by Andrea Wulf
Vintage | Trade Paperback | March 2010
$18.95/0.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-45475-1 (0-307-45475-4)

From the bestselling author of The Invention of Nature, a fascinating look at the men who made Britain teh center of the botanical world.

Bringing to life the science and adventure of eighteenth-century plant collecting, The Brother Gardeners is the story of how six men created the modern garden and changed the horticultural... Read more






Chasing Venus
Written by Andrea Wulf
Vintage | Trade Paperback | February 2013
$17.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-74460-9 (0-307-74460-4)

On June 6, 1761, the world paused to observe a momentous occasion: the first transit of Venus between the Earth and the Sun in more than a century. Through that observation, astronomers could calculate the size of the solar system—but only if they could compile data from many different points of...

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Founding Gardeners
Written by Andrea Wulf
Vintage | Trade Paperback | April 2012
$18.95/22.50(Canada) | 978-0-307-39068-4 (0-307-39068-3)

From the bestselling author of The Invention of Nature, a fascinating look at the Founding Fathers like none you've seen before.

For the Founding Fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions: a conjoined interest as deeply ingrained in their characters as the battle for liberty and a belief in the greatness...

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Founding Gardeners
Written by Andrea Wulf
Knopf | Hardcover | March 2011
$38.00/51.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-26990-4 (0-307-26990-6)

From the author of the acclaimed The Brother Gardeners, a fascinating look at the founding fathers from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen, and farmers.
For the founding fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions, as deeply ingrained in their characters as their belief in liberty... Read more






The Invention of Nature
Written by Andrea Wulf
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2016
$17.95/23.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-80629-1 (0-345-80629-8)

The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism.

NATIONAL BEST SELLER

One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book...
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The Invention of Nature
Written by Andrea Wulf
Knopf | Hardcover | September 2015
$35.00/47.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-35066-2 (0-385-35066-X)

The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world—and in the process created modern environmentalism.

NATIONAL BEST SELLER

One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book...
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